ART & CULTURE
Mamang Dai, Ramesh Kuntal among winners AMN / NEW DELHI Sahitya Akademi Thursday announced its annual awards for 2017 in 24 languages. Seven novels, five collections each of poetry and short stories, five works of literary criticism, a play and a book of essays have won the awards. This year, Mamang Dai will get the … Continue reading Sahitya Akademi announces awards for 2017
AMN / HYDERABAD President Ram Nath Kovind has said the Telugu language became a global language making name for itself and for the country and appreciated the contributions made by Telugu speaking people to the socio-cultural and economic development of the country. Mr Kovind, who is on a two-day visit to Hyderabad, participated as the … Continue reading President Kovind terms Telugu as bridge between North and South India
AMN / HYDERBAD The third World Telugu Conference began in Hyderabad amidst fanfare. Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the conference in the presence of Governor of Telangana and AP E.S.L. Narasimhan and Maharashtra Governor Ch. Vidyasagar Rao, Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao and other dignitaries. Addressing the conference, Venkaiah Naidu stressed on the need … Continue reading 3rd World Telugu Conference begins in Hyderabad
WEB DESK Tanzania-born artist Lubaina Himid won prestigious Turner Prize on Tuesday. She became the oldest ever winner of the Turner Prize for her works dealing with black creativity and representation in art. In its decision, judges cited Himid’s paintings, prints and installations at three exhibitions in the cities of Oxford, Bristol and Nottingham that … Continue reading Lubaina Himid wins Turner art prize
AMN Google today dedicated its Doodle to Indian Kathak legend Sitara Devi on her 97th birth anniversary. The country’s leading exponent of the art form, she was addressed as Nritya Samragini (Empress of Dance) by Rabindranath Tagore. She was born as Dhannolakshmi on November 8, 1920, to Kathak dancer and Sanskrit scholar Sukhdev Maharaj … Continue reading Google dedicates Doodle to eminent Kathak dancer Sitara Devi
AMN/ NEW DELHI Eminent Hindi Litterateur Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017 for her path-breaking contribution to Indian literature. Jnanpith is the highest literary award of the country. The Jnanpeeth in a statement said that the language used by Sobti in her writings is influenced by the intermingling … Continue reading Krishna Sobti gets prestigious Jnanpith award 2017
AMN / KOLKATA India’s top classical singer known as ‘Thumri Queen’, Padma Vibhushan Girija Devi passed away today in Kolkata. She was 88. She was known as the “thumri queen” for popularising the genre of semi-classical Indian music. Doctors at Kolkata’s BM Birla Nursing Home said she suffered a cardiac arrest. Devi made her public … Continue reading ‘Thumri Queen’ Girija Devi is no more
AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind has appealed to the countrymen to adopt Hindi language with a great zeal. He said, this language play a great role in connecting people. The President was addressing the gathering at function in New Delhi after giving away the Rajbhasha awards for the Year 2016-17 on the … Continue reading President appeals people to adopt Hindi; Gives away Rajbhasha awards
AMN President of India Ramnath Kovind Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted the people on the occasion of Onam. President Kovind in his message on the eve of Onam has said: “On the occasion of Onam, I offer my greetings and good wishes to the people of the … Continue reading President, Vice President and PM greet nation on Onam
AMN Eminent Poet and Jnanpith Award recipient Dr C Narayana Reddy passed away in Hyderabad today. He was 86. He has been ailing for some time. Popularly known as ‘CiNaRe’, he was proficient in Telugu, Urdu and Hindi and several other languages and wrote hundreds of books in all forms of literature. He also wrote … Continue reading Jananpith awardee Dr C Narayana Reddy passes away
WEB DESK/ MUMBAI Mumbai twins Rohan and Rahul Chembakasserill not just look identical but have also scored an ...
Our Correspondent / Gaya Union Tourism Secretary Rashmi Verma on Wednesday informed that Centre was trying to ...